Darren Pantoja-Smith died Monday, November 7th in Portland, Oregon. He will be remembered as a loving father, son, nephew, friend, and musician.
He was born January 20th, 1994, to Calvin Smith and Jennifer Pantoja in Milwaukie, Oregon. Darren’s first love in life was music, until the day his daughter was born. He taught himself to play the guitar, drums, piano and vocals, under the name "Noeblee". He shared his life through music and touched the hearts of those who heard it.
Darren is survived by his six-year-old daughter, Adeline Pantoja; mother, Jennifer; siblings, Ceazar Atkins, Mason Atkins, Quincy Atkins, Nile Pantoja, and Isis Pantoja; grandparents, Jorge and Corrine Pantoja; aunts, Michelle Miller, Carol Collins, and Angie Collins; and cousins, Jacob Miller (like a brother), Kiley Miller, and Cody Willison, along with many others.
A Memorial Service will be 3:00pm, Wednesday, November 16th at Stehn Family Chapels, 2906 SE Harrison Street Milwaukie, OR 97222.